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disABILITY LINK/AAPD Summer Intern

disABILITY LINK/AAPD Summer Intern Cierra Reid About me: Hello, my name is Cierra Reid. I am an entrepreneur and a leader and an advocate for the mental health community. I am self-motivated and a well-organized individual. I offer over 6 … Continue reading

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disABILITY LINK/AAPD Summer Intern

Beverly Myers My internship experience has taught me more than I could ever imagine. As a Transportation Planner Intern, I feel my duties are diverse, and ever-changing. Sometimes it’s tough to recall everything I have taken in over the past … Continue reading

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disABILITY LINK/AAPD Summer Intern

Hello my name is Anissa Favors and I am an disABILITY LINK/AAPD Summer Intern , my host site is Atlanta Legal Aid. This is week 4 of a 10 week program, so far my experience during this internship has been … Continue reading

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How do you feel about your disability?

How do you feel about your disability? Blog from Emily Shaw, Youth Independent Living Specialist How do you feel about your disability?  I have been through a wide range of emotions when it comes to this.  I went through a … Continue reading

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“As long as we remain silent, others will tell us what to do.” -Adolf Ratzka

The application process for Paratransit service may include functional evaluation or testing of applicants. Many of the larger transit systems now require in-person interviews or functional assessments to determine whether a disability prevents the applicant from using the fixed route … Continue reading

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Georgia Get Out The Disability Vote (GGOTDV)

-Ron Harris, Disability Rights Project Specialist  disABILITY LINK is committed to GET OUT THE VOTE for the disability community in Georgia  – several studies have shown that 25% of those of us with disabilities choose not to vote in any … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Terminology means a lot. Especially in Congress. The Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights has been renamed to just: the “Subcommittee on the Constitution.” I find this troubling there was a rationalization for the change in name; … Continue reading

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